Saturday, 22 November 2014


Portrait of John - Michael Rysbrack

 
 
 
 
 
 
 


Described on the FotoLibra website as Johannes Michel or John Michael Rysbrack (1693-1770)
by John Vanderbank (1694-1739).

The Statue in the back ground appears to be a reverse version of Du Quenoy's Saint Susanna completed 1633; in the Church of Santa Maria di Loreto, Rome.

 
Saint Susanna, Pantheon, Stourhead, Lifesize, Plaster.
 


 
Michael Rysbrack, (1693 - 1770) c.1729, Jonathan Richardson, the elder (1665 - 1745).
 
 
Height: 29." , Width: 25.5" approx.
 
                                                     Bequeathed by Captain H. B. Murray, 1910
 
Captain Murray bought the picture for 16 guineas at a sale at Christie's on 5th December 1908, where it was lot 107. The name of the previous owner is not given in the sale catalogue.
 
Victoria and Albert Museum.
 





 

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